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Quotes 12-1-2015

“A state of chronic powerlessness eats away at a person.” ––1Q84, by Haruki Murakami, pg. 132   “Freedom has little meaning without reference to power. Those who claim to be on the side of freedom while ignoring the growing imbalance of economic and political power in America and other advanced societies are not in fact [...]

The Life and Death of Sweet Meats: A Tribute to Barry Snitkin

This is my fiftieth journal, which feels like an appropriate time to reflect on the origins of the words&dirt blog. When I began this project more than two years ago, I wanted to develop ideas about a way of life that was experimental for me. I wanted to step outside the traditional channels of education [...]